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Hi guys, i am looking at purchasing a set af OME shocks next year, but i was wondering, The online prices that i see re shocks and springs . Is that normally per pair or each?
 

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If you are shopping online you can do a lot better than OME, Bilsteins, Konis etc can be purchased significantly cheaper. I purchased Bilsteins from the US for $200 less than I could have sourced OME locally. Shocks/ springs are usually sold as a pair.
 

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Hi guys, i am looking at purchasing a set af OME shocks next year, but i was wondering, The online prices that i see re shocks and springs . Is that normally per pair or each?
Tried asking the seller?
 

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lol ... comment from the super coach .....
 

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If you are shopping online you can do a lot better than OME, Bilsteins, Konis etc can be purchased significantly cheaper. I purchased Bilsteins from the US for $200 less than I could have sourced OME locally. Shocks/ springs are usually sold as a pair.
What is the part number for the Bilstein? The thing is that i can also buy the coils for the OME I have heard good things about the Bilstein though and price would be a consideration.
 

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Lawrence, These will suit 0" to 2" lift.

Front F4-B46-1266HO
Rear F4-B46-1267HO

I have had these in for about a month now, on road they are a lot smoother than the OMEs they replaced. Off road they are much, much better than the ome.

The fronts were exactly the same length as the 2" OME
The rears are about 30mm shorter than the OME they replaced. If you want a very flexy vehicle then these may not be for you, but as mine is set up for long range touring they are perfect. I purchased these from summit racing, with delivery to aus they cost $462 AU
 

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Lawrence, These will suit 0" to 2" lift.

Front F4-B46-1266HO
Rear F4-B46-1267HO

I have had these in for about a month now, on road they are a lot smoother than the OMEs they replaced. Off road they are much, much better than the ome.

The fronts were exactly the same length as the 2" OME
The rears are about 30mm shorter than the OME they replaced. If you want a very flexy vehicle then these may not be for you, but as mine is set up for long range touring they are perfect. I purchased these from summit racing, with delivery to aus they cost $462 AU
Thanks, I will definietly have a go at that, as I have purchased things form Summit in the past (16x8 black US rims).
 

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I just scored a set of Lexus springs (similar to LC80) and I am gonna try a budget 2 " lift.
 

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Lawrence, These will suit 0" to 2" lift.

Front F4-B46-1266HO
Rear F4-B46-1267HO

I have had these in for about a month now, on road they are a lot smoother than the OMEs they replaced. Off road they are much, much better than the ome.

The fronts were exactly the same length as the 2" OME
The rears are about 30mm shorter than the OME they replaced. If you want a very flexy vehicle then these may not be for you, but as mine is set up for long range touring they are perfect. I purchased these from summit racing, with delivery to aus they cost $462 AU
Two up, did you use OME coils with the Bilstein?
 

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Just on the online prices, it somestimes pays off to give physical shops a call.

I know in my area I was able to pick up a Safari Snorkel much cheaper from my local 4x4 store than I was able to find it online. The similar holds true for bullbars when I was getting a quote.

Honestly haven't priced up suspension parts there, however worst case you waste a phone call.
 

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Lawrence, the springs I have in are tough dog that I purchased about 14yrs ago, they were the heaviest duty they made at the time. In the time i have had them in they have not sagged. I now have polyairs in the back to help carry the loads that we now carry.
 

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Lawrence, the springs I have in are tough dog that I purchased about 14yrs ago, they were the heaviest duty they made at the time. In the time i have had them in they have not sagged. I now have polyairs in the back to help carry the loads that we now carry.
Thanks Two Up, I will check out the Tough Dogs, but the OME seem to be easier to get on this side of the world. 14 years is a long time. I think for a set of springs. I think I still have my original, but apparently previous owner, used to carry a lot of weight in he back, as it has sagged about an inch and a half, however I have seen much worse here, even heard of people carrying the back full of bags of cement!
 

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Just on the online prices, it somestimes pays off to give physical shops a call.

I know in my area I was able to pick up a Safari Snorkel much cheaper from my local 4x4 store than I was able to find it online. The similar holds true for bullbars when I was getting a quote.

Honestly haven't priced up suspension parts there, however worst case you waste a phone call.
ar3nebe 4by aftermarket parts here are rare in the store. The people that have them purchased them oversease
 
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